Rafa Benitez to West Ham: Newcastle boss demands £100m transfer kitty plus full control

The Hammers have made Benitez their No 1 choice to replace David Moyes, while Russian giants Zenit St Petersberg have identified the 58-year-old as Roberto Mancini’s successor. Both would be willing to meet the £6m buy-out clause in his contract, with the Hammers ready to make a formal approach given any encouragement from Benitez’ people. […]

Newcastle transfer news: Rafa Benitez 'confident' of pulling off deadline day deals

Newcastle’s only signing this month so far has been the loan acquisition of Chelsea defender Kenedy. Express Sport understands Benitez has held crisis talks with owner Mike Ashley in a bid to secure some fresh talent with the Magpies 15th in the table and above the relegation zone on goal difference. But speking ahead of […]

Rafa storms into Shangai final

WORLD No.1 Rafael Nadal will play for his seventh title of the year at the Shanghai Masters. Nadal has improved his winning streak to 16 matches after beating fourth-seeded Marin Cilic of Croatia 7-5 7-6 (7-3) in Saturday’s semi-final. Top-seeded Nadal, winning a tour-best sixth title of the season at last week’s China Open, has […]

US Open 2017 LIVE updates: Build up to Roger Federer and Rafa Nadal quarter-finals

Roger Federer and Rafa Nadal play later today and will meet in the semi-finals if both progress. Overnight Venus Williams secured her place in the women’s semi-finals and faces fellow American Sloane Stephens in the last four. Kevin Anderson spoiled the American party in the men’s draw though by beating Sam Query 7-6, 6-7, 6-3, […]

Newcastle transfer news: Rafa Benitez's most likely signings before deadline day

Rafa Benitez has vented his transfer frustrations throughout the summer, but Newcastle could be set for a big spend before the summer deadline. The Magpies have spent around £35million during the window with Jacob Murphy taking up a £12m chunk after joining from Norwich. Several big Premier League names and rising foreign stars have been […]

Newcastle News: ‘God’ Rafa Benitez slammed by Jamie Carragher for being too negative

The Toon have started the season poorly, losing to Tottenham 2-0 on the opening day and 1-0 to fellow promoted side Huddersfield yesterday. Benitez has been vocal in his unhappiness at the transfer business he has been able to complete at Newcastle this summer. But Carragher, who played under Benitez for six years whilst the […]

Newcastle transfer news: Rafa Benitez admits he is not happy with club business

Benitez has made a number of signings, headlined by the £12million capture of Jacob Murphy from Norwich and Florian Lejeune from Eibar for £8.7m. But the Spaniard admits he is frustrated that more has not been done to improve last season’s Championship winners ahead of Sunday’s opener against Tottenham. “I am not happy but at […]

Why this miracle Federer feat trumps Rafa

Video Image Djokovic survives first scare0:46 Tennis: Novak Djokovic survives his first real scare of the French Open. June 3rd 2017 2 days ago /video/video.news.com.au/Sport/Tennis/ Rafael Nadal. Leo Schlink in ParisHerald Sun Share Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Google+ Share on Reddit Email a friend ANDRE Agassi rates Roger Federer’s miracle Australian […]